|Rag Radio 2010-11-19 / Author Philip Russell on The History of Mexico - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer|
Philip Russell is an author and historian who lives in Austin. His sixth book is "The History of Mexico: From Pre-Conquest to Present." It traces the last 500 years of Mexican history, from the indigenous empires that were devastated by the Spanish conquest to the election of 2006. Russell became fascinated with Mexico when visiting that country to explore caves and then spent many months hiking with a backpack to Indian villages without roads...
Keywords: Rag Radio; Philip Russell; Thorne Dreyer; Mexico; Authors; The Rag; Historians
|Rag Radio 2012-04-20 - David P. Hamilton & Philip L. Russell on 2012 Elections in France & Mexico - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer|
David P. Hamilton and Philip L. Russell are long-time Austin-based writers and activists who have recently written comprehensive analytical articles about the upcoming presidential elections in France and Mexico, respectively, for The Rag Blog (theragblog.blogspot.com). They discuss those elections, the issues involved, and the potential political ramifications. They also discuss the recent Summit of the Americas in Cartagena, Colombia, and especially issues related to the drug war and drug lega...
Keywords: Rag Radio; Thorne Dreyer; David P. Hamilton; Philip Russell; France; Mexico; The Rag Blog; World Politics
|Rag Radio 2014-12-12 - Philip L. Russell & Johnny Hazard on Peña Nieto's Mexico and the Current Government Repression - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer|
Thorne Dreyer’s guests are author and Mexico historian Philip Russell, and educator/activist Johnny Hazard, who joins us by telephone from Mexico City. They discuss the state of Mexico under Peña Nieto and recent horrific events involving official killings and repression. Philip Russell is an author and historian who lives in Austin. His sixth book, a textbook published by Routledge, is "The History of Mexico: From Pre-Conquest to Present." It traces the last 500 years of Mexican history, fro...
Keywords: Rag Radio; Thorne Dreyer; Tracey Schulz; Philip Russell; Johnny Hazard; Pena Nieto; Mexico; Mexican Repression; Mexican History